Al Pacino will play Joe Paterno in a movie about the late Penn State football coach.
“If the Penn State football program were to receive the death penalty, I mean, most people just look at it from a football perspective. But from a community perspective, it would be devastating.”
Penn State fans are gathering on campus and across the Delaware Valley and to mourn the loss of longtime coach Joe Paterno after his family announced he died.
Dr. Michael Sachs, chairman of the department of kinesiology at Temple University and a sports psychologist, says the fervent loyalty in this case can be explained by location.
Penn State’s former defensive coordinator – facing charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period – has been released on bail. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials charged with a cover-up are expected to turn themselves in tomorrow.